Supreme Court won’t certify class action lawsuit against Comcast

In a 5-4 decision, the high court found the class was too diverse to accurately measure damages

It’s not a great era for class actions post-Dukes. The Supreme Court delivered another blow to consumers on Wednesday when it ruled that a class action lawsuit against Comcast Corp. did not adequately show how damages could be measured for the entire group.

This ruling is not terribly surprising in light of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Dukes, a 2011 case in which the Supreme Court made it more difficult to certify a class action.

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